Hi to all our loyal supporters, walkers, hosts, leaders, guides, sponsors and many other helpers. Our committee would like to thank you all for the long standing ongoing support you have given the Walking Weekend. However It is time for a break. The Mangawhai Walking Weekend is a hugely popular, very successful and well organised event, completely due to the amazing dedicated band of volunteers and hosts involved. Most of these generous people have been involved for many many years, they don’t require publicity or to be named, their only reward is helping our community!! After our very successful weekend in March we have taken some time out to decide our future plans, and have made […]
Thank you to all who came to Walk Explore & Celebrate for our 20th Mangawhai Walking Weekend. With 760 walk registrations over 4 days including Troubadour, a sold out Food and Wine Festival and Celebration lunch, it was a wonderful a weekend. Without the support of our extraordinary community, this event would not happen and we are grateful for their ongoing support. 185 Volunteer Guides over the 4 days Cavern Homes Mike Pero Dilmah Teas Align Mark Bygraves Transcon Freight Pat Mason Engineering Rush Coffee Plastic Free Mangawhai Clive Davey Micheal Tuck Grant Crow and Jessica Leigh Hinton for their beautiful photography. Thank you so much to you all!
Mangawhai is so photogenic – and we know many of you have some wonderful snaps of our walks. We would love to see your beautiful photos of Magical Mangawhai this walking weekend… the walks the people the food and wine festival our saturday lunch Would you be happy to share your photos – send them to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Inland from Mangawhai there is the small settlement of Hakaru, on this walk Views from the Hinterland you get a chance to explore this old established farming area. Visit an old woolshed and maybe see a sheep shorn. Walk across the road for morning tea and spectacular views over Mangawhai estuary and the islands. Stroll across the paddocks and take in views west and north towards Kaiwaka and Baldrock. Cruise Lawrence road with its great views to St Michaels Church and on to the Hakaru R.S.A for own lunch on the lawn.
We have one of the most amazing coastlines around Mangawhai, and this walk on Saturday of the Mangawahi Walking Weekend is your chance to visit four of our top beaches in one day. More about this walk. Langs Beach Waipu Cove Mangawhai Beach Te Arai Point Beach walks – icecream – picnics – what could be better for a relaxed day.
As usual our annual Mangawhai Walking Weekend is about having a range of activities on offer – this year they include: Thursday Long Tramp Enjoy a vigorous day on a botanical journey through outstanding Northland forest, the green backdrop of Mangawhai. A event for serious walkers More on this A Day on the Water Our estuary activities are back, enjoy paddle boarding or kayaking on the glorious Mangawhai estuary, learn to surf also returns, this is your chance to give them a go! Also on offer this year We have new walks to explore music, magic and a little RocknRoll on Friday afternoons estuary ramble on the Troubadour […]
A new feature for our 20th Anniversary walks is that this year’s Sunday walks take you on interesting short journeys around magical Mangawhai. Enjoy some bush, beach or history and some of our less traveled walkways. All in time to get you back for our 20 year celebration lunch! See Sunday walks here
The March 2019 Mangawhai Walking Weekend is the 20th anniversary of this great walking event. The organisers believe this will be the best yet and we do hope you are able to help us celebrate. The 20th Mangawhai Walking Weekend, 28-31 March 2019, promises to be a winner with fun new walks, new entertainers on the Troubadour Trail and special favourites returning for the Food and Wine Festival. The weekend is shaping up to be good fun all round. The weekend begins on Thursday 28th March with a strenuous day-long tramp exploring the outstanding Northland forest which provides the green backdrop to Mangawhai. A recent botanical survey has revealed over 140 native species […]
All walkers are invited to join us to celebrate “20 years of Walking” We invite all walkers to join us for a lovely BBQ lunch to share memories and socialise with other walkers. This will take place after the short walks on Sunday 31st from 11.30am A small official ceremony will take place at approximately 12.15pm The Olive Grove from 11.30am (opposite Mangawhai Beach School) To ensure you are included please book early as numbers will be limited – booking will be via the usual registration form available on line after 4 January. $25 pp
The ever popular Troubadour Trail will once again be a feature of the annual Mangawhai Walking Weekend. Friday 29th of March – free for children under 16yrs